There is always something going on in the Golden City – every season has its annual events and you will be busy year-round going to classical concerts, film festivals, the ballet and the like.

The Spring Festival, for instance, is huge; a first clue towards its fame is the fact that the official website is called festival.cz, nothing more.


Prague Winter Festival.
An annual festival of ballet, classical music and opera in January, in Prague’s most beautiful concert halls and theatres.
Link: Prague Winter Festival…

One World International Film Festival.
A Human Rights Documentary Film Festival at the beginning of March.
Link: One World International Film Festival...

An independent, international film festival at the end of March, featuring more than 500 movies. Many of them with English subtitles.
Link: Febiofest…

Prague International Marathon.
A 26 mile run in May, going through the city, followed by a street party.
Link: Prague International Marathon…

Prague Writers’ Festival.
For book worms and literature lovers – Famous international literates come for readings, lectures and discussions.
Link: Prague Writers’ Festival…

The international festival of Roma culture with concerts, seminars and workshops at the end of May.
Link: Khamoro…

Prague Spring Festival.
Prague’s most prestigious event of classical music performances in theatres, churches and historic buildings – from 12 May to 3 June.
Link: Prague Spring Festival…

Dance Prague.
International festival of contemporary dance and movement theatre in June.
Link:  Dance Prague…

Shakespeare Summer Festivities.
From June to September – Shakespeare performances at Prague Castle. Most of them in Czech, though.
Link: Shakespeare Summer Festivities…

Prague Autumn International Music Festival.
From September to October, this is the autumn version of Prague Spring with international and Czech orchestras at the Rudolfinum.
Link: Prague Autumn International Music Festival…